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Published: 29 September 2011

576 Pages | Tables and figures


ISBN: 9780199606504

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Global Catastrophic Risks

Edited by Nick Bostrom and Milan M. Cirkovic

  • Chapters from leading experts and thinkers covering some of the biggest risks facing the world today
  • Covers astronomical and Earth-based natural catastrophes, nuclear war, terrorism, biological weapons, totalitarianism, advanced nanotechnology, artificial intelligence, and social collapse
  • Highly topical area with frequent media coverage
  • Addresses the key methodological, ethical, and policy issues arising from the study of Global Catastrophic Risks
  • Includes a comprehensive introductory section

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